Religion: The Trouble with Keeping Calm

Genial Swiss Theologian Karl Earth added a cubit or two to his international stature by denouncing Hitler in 1933, when most good Christians were waiting to see how events would turn out. But Earth's postwar casualness about Communism's threat to Christianity has puzzled many a Protestant. In this week's Christian Century, the Rev. Hendrik Hauge, chaplain to Norway's famed Bishop Berggrav, attacks Earth's present political position.

Don't Rush. "How is a Christian to act toward a state which claims to be a friend of the church but ... is bound sooner or later to...

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